COVID-19: CBIC directs officers, disposes of imported life-saving goods immediately

COVID-19: CBIC directs officers, disposes of imported life-saving goods immediately

The Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) has directed all its field officials to dispose of all imported shipments used in treating Corona, including life-saving drugs and oxygen equipment, on a high priority basis. The aim of this order issued by the COMCEC Center for Artificial Intelligence, affiliated to the Ministry of Finance, is to provide relief equipment to patients suffering from Coronavirus infection in the shortest possible time. The rapid increase in coronavirus cases has led to massive shortages of life-saving medicines and other equipment.

The authority wrote on Twitter that it had directed all its field officers to dispose of these shipments with the highest priority. The COMCEC Artificial Intelligence Center has informed the authorities that coronavirus cases are increasing rapidly. In such a case, customs clearance must be given on a priority basis to imported goods and equipment to treat Corona. The Minister of Commerce, Piyush Goyal, also said in a tweet on Twitter, that one of the steps to fight Corona will also be that the sensitive equipment related to this epidemic reaches its destination as soon as possible.

The total number of infections rose to 1,66,10,481 with 3,46,786 new coronavirus cases daily in the country. The number of patients undergoing treatment exceeded 2.5 million. The Federal Ministry of Health provided this information in the data published on Saturday at eight in the morning. According to these figures, the death toll rose to 1,89544 due to the death of 2,624 injured in one day.

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